- Equestrian hikes
- Act like Ameridians near the tepees
- Brazier nights
- Heated outdoor pools
- Dining in the woods
- Yoga with view
Dunton Hot Springs is a beautiful 5-star hotel complex located in Dolores in southwestern Colorado, USA. Nestled in the San Juan Mountains, it’s surrounded by a breathtaking green setting, ideal for a family stay in the countryside: a true bucolic escape in the heart of a wild and sumptuous nature. In the streets of this former mining village (completely restored) still floats the spirit of the far west.
It’s possible to reach this magical place from several airports in the region : Cortez airport (1h), the nearest one, Durango airport (2h by car), Telluride airport (2h in winter, 1h in summer). A transfer can be arranged between the local airports and Dunton Hot Springs. If you have an adventurous soul and prefer to drive yourself, know that the road turns into a track for the last 15 kilometers.
Dunton Hot Springs is unlike any other mountain hotel and invites its guests to walk in the footsteps of cowboys. Unique in their kind, its wooden cabins nestled around the Dolores River are inspired by the lives of pioneers and gold diggers of the last century, but with all the comforts of today! A real piece of paradise, out of time and which has lost none of its authenticity. The log houses and spacious tipis form a harmonious and warm ensemble, close to natural hot springs and in contact with preserved nature.
Known for its good food, the hotel won the #4 Best Hotel for Food Lovers in America, award of Bon Appétit Magazine.
The establishment has a total of:
- 13 rooms
- 1 restaurant
- 1 bar
- 1 indoor and outdoor swimming pool
- 1 spa
- 1 sauna
- 1 yoga pavilion
- 1 fitness center
- 1 wellness center
- 1 billiard
- 1 library
- 1 incredible outdoor playground
- 1 indoor games room with a TV and reading area
- 1 babysitting service
Dunton Hot Springs offers a range of spacious tents, rooms and family houses in an atypical style. Each one of them has a unique atmosphere and character:
Ideal for a couple and a baby, the all-season tents have a surface area of 47m² and a superb view of the mountains. The Christy’s Tent has a bathroom with shower.
In addition to a breathtaking view, Major Ross, a 55 m² room, has a King-size bed and an additional bed (both available on request), making it the ideal room for 2 adults and 1 child. The bathroom is equipped with a shower. You will also find an office there. Located near the hot spring, Major Ross is a real invitation to well-being.
The Dunton Store, a warm and welcoming little house, is much more than a simple cabin. With a surface area of 88m², it has a parental bedroom with a King-size bed and 2 single beds arranged in the common area. You will also find a desk and a dressing room. The bathroom has a large bathtub. Around the wood-burner, you can spend an evening by the fire in a rustic and cozy atmosphere. Not far from the terrace, there is a small private swimming pool with a view of the surrounding peaks, which will delight the whole family. Dogs are welcome (at an extra charge).
Spacious family house (91 m²), the Potter House is reflected in the small ponds that surround it. With 5 bedrooms, it’s ideal for big families and can accommodate up to 11 people. The master bedroom, with a fireplace, has a King-size bed and an adjoining bathroom with a bathtub. In addition, there are three other bedrooms, a King, a Queen and a bedroom with two single beds. Each of them has a charming bathroom with shower. To share unforgettable moments with your tribe, the Potter House also has a kitchen and a large living room with fireplace. When the snow covers the surrounding countryside with its white mantle, what a pleasure to hear the logs crack in the fireplace!
Located in the heart of the region and as close as possible to the great outdoors, Dunton Hot Springs offers organic dishes prepared from local produce. The open kitchen of the Saloon restaurant allows you to admire the Chefs cooking dishes that are as aesthetic as they are tasty. The old heart of the village, transformed into a restaurant, has kept its original spirit. Throughout the seasons, the menu is renewed: in autumn enjoy the mushrooms of the woods and in summer taste the smoked trout caught in the surrounding rivers. After a long day rich in discoveries, you will enjoy an exceptional cuisine accompanied by refined wines in a friendly atmosphere around the large common table. The Saloon also prepares menus for toddlers!
Good news for adventurous tribes: picnics are available when you go on an excursion!